How to Delete a Yahoo Search Bar

The Yahoo Search Bar add-on is great as long as you desire to use it. However, when it is not your preferred search method in a sea of available options, it can be the "one too many" piece of clutter on your Internet dashboard, and you can delete the unneeded tool.

Internet Explorer

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Open IE and then select "Tools."

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Click "Internet Options" and then go to the "General" tab.

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Click "Settings" under the "Search" area and beside "Change Default Settings."

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Click "Search Providers" under "Add-on Types" in the "Manage Add-ons" dialog box.

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Click "Yahoo Search" and then click "Remove."

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Click "Close" to exit.

Mozilla Firefox

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Open Mozilla Firefox and click "Tools" and choose "Add-ons."

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Go to the "Extensions" tab and click "Yahoo Search Bar."

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Click "Uninstall."

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Click the red "X" in the corner of the add-on dialog box to exit.